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Goodman retirement celebration
Legal fees mount as Duluth diocese bankruptcy case hits one-year mark
Buyer steps forward for assets of bankrupt Magnetation: Virginia millionaire ‘environmentalist’ hopes to reopen Iron Range facilities
New bike route takes riders from St. Paul to Canada
U’s freshman class largest -- maybe smartest -- in 46 years
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Freshman Radke a 'sparkplug' for BSU women
GIRLS HOCKEY: Despite solid effort from 8th-grade goalie Kimble, BHS falls to GRG
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Defense still strong, but BSU men want more offense
BOY'S HOCKEY: Duluth East edges Bemidji, 2-1
WRESTLING: Bemidji falls to Perham, Thief River Falls
Cloyd Olaf Kilde
Bruce Robert Smith
Monica Louise Johnston
Ray O. Carpenter
PRIME TIME: From grieving a loss to celebrating a life
PRIME TIME: A fiery idea for a motion picture
PRIME TIME: Readers Theater volunteers bring performances to elementary schools
PRIME TIME: No pain, no strain, just gain at the Activity Center
PRIME TIME: ‘LAWKI,’ or Life As We Know It
After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Winter here, ice fishing will start soon
Where to fish when the lakes freeze: Numerous destinations within a few hours’ drive
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
PRIME TIME: Traveling through the landscapes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country deserves better from its president
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
February 12, 2013
North Korea conducts third controversial nuke test
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Defying U.N. warnings, North Korea on Tuesday conducted its third nuclear test in the remote, snowy northeast,...
February 12, 2013 - 8:53am
Obama to announce 34K troops to be home in 1 year
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will announce in his State of the Union address that 34,000 U.S. troops will be home from Afghanistan...
February 12, 2013 - 8:50am
February 4, 2013
Diana West: Women fight, civilization loses
And so it came, the coup de grace. The final “barrier” to “opportunities” for women in combat is no more. With a stroke of their pens, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin E. Dempsey decreed that no battlefield mission or military role is...
February 4, 2013 - 11:16pm
February 2, 2013
Deputy veterans affairs commissioner visits with task force
BEMIDJI – There’s currently no commitment to build a veterans home here, but there could be a need for one. That was the assessment of Mike Gallucci, the deputy commissioner of veterans health care at the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, at a Saturday morning meeting...
February 2, 2013 - 4:19pm
January 29, 2013
Franken nominates 2 BHS seniors
BEMIDJI – U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., has nominated Nicholas Gubbels of Bemidji for admission to the U.S. Air Force Academy and Jacob Letson of Bemidji to the U.S. Naval Academy. Both are seniors at Bemidji High School. If chosen for an appointment by the academy, the two would...
January 29, 2013 - 5:18pm
January 11, 2013
Obama, Karzai agree to speed military transition
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Friday they have agreed to speed up slightly the schedule for...
January 11, 2013 - 12:47pm
January 9, 2013
US may leave no troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it might leave no troops in Afghanistan after December 2014, an option that defies the Pentagon's view that thousands of troops may be needed to contain al-Qaida and to strengthen Afghan forces. "We wouldn't rule out any option," including...
January 9, 2013 - 11:31am
January 8, 2013
Obama defense pick faces rough going in Senate
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's pick of Chuck Hagel to run the Pentagon faces rough going in the Senate as a handful of Republicans...
January 8, 2013 - 8:30am
January 7, 2013
Obama taps Hagel for Pentagon, Brennan for CIA
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday will nominate Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary and counterterrorism adviser John...
January 7, 2013 - 8:26am
January 3, 2013
US drones kill senior Taliban figure in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD (AP) — An American drone strike in Pakistan has killed a top Taliban commander who sent money and fighters to battle the U.S. in Afghanistan but had a truce with the Pakistani military, officials said Thursday. The death of Maulvi Nazir is likely to be seen in Washington...
January 3, 2013 - 2:35pm
December 14, 2012
Blackduck grad completes training BLACKDUCK – Cory Stultz graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is a 2010 graduate of Blackduck High School. -- Mahnomen grad finishes training MAHNOMEN – Robin Anderson Jr. graduated from basic...
December 14, 2012 - 10:33pm
December 7, 2012
Pearl Harbor dead remembered on 71st anniversary
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — More than 2,000 people are gathering at Pearl Harbor on Friday to mark the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack...
December 7, 2012 - 8:33am
November 26, 2012
Scotty Allison's Veterans Overwatch: Little-known benefit can help in care of veterans, spouses
Veterans Day has once again come and gone. Thanks to all those individuals, organizations, and businesses that honored our veterans and their families over this special holiday. Did you know that there is a benefit out there that helps pay for caregivers, assisted living, and nursing...
November 26, 2012 - 12:09am
November 21, 2012
Bemidji man is thankful for a lifetime of memories
By Molly Miron, Special to the Pioneer BEMIDJI – Harold Fruetel, 94-year-old retired Bemidji postmaster, will celebrate Thanksgiving today...
November 21, 2012 - 5:06pm
November 19, 2012
TrekNorth students, Neilson Place seniors send holiday mail to soldiers
Six TrekNorth students spent Monday morning with the seniors at Neilson Place, writing special holiday greetings for military personnel. Shown...
November 19, 2012 - 11:55pm